This analytical report reviews the history of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the outcomes of the 17th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 17) to the UNFCCC, held in Durban, South Africa, at the end of 2011, and the opportunities and challenges that the climate change negotiations will face in the coming years. In particular, it evaluates the substantive results of the Durban conference, draws implications for developing countries and considers the next steps as a new phase of intergovernmental climate negotiations gets underway.

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Organization: UNDP

Topics: Finance, Adaptation, Mitigation, REDD, Technology, Capacity Development

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2012

Language: English